The International Center for Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East (SESAME) is established in Jordan, under the auspices of UNESCO. Its mission is to promote international collaboration in the Middle East and the Mediterranean region using synchrotron light for basic and applied research in physics, chemistry, biology, materials science, environmental and medical investigations, archaeological studies and other research areas of relevance to the region. The centerpiece of SESAME is an advanced synchrotron light source that is being constructed and to be operated by the Members of SESAME (Cyprus, Egypt, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Israel, Jordan, Pakistan, Palestine, and Turkey) with the support of the international community. SESAME is an international scientific and technological centre of excellence open to all qualified scientists worldwide.
SESAME is partner of the BEATS project whose aim is building a Beamline for Tomography at its premises.
Moreover, SESAME is partner of OPEN SESAME (http://www.opensesame-h2020.eu/en/), a EU supported project supporting, among other activities, staff exchanges between SESAME and various European Institutions.
Submission deadline: The position will remain open until it is filled.